Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 126 (indicative) |
Total Time Commitment:
Total of 182 hours (indicative): 126 contact (indicative), 56 non-contact (indicative)
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
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This subject (which will be continued as "Oral Structure and Function 2" in blocks 3 and 4) facilitates learning of head and neck anatomy, the embryology and histology of the head, neck and oral structures, tooth development, oral anatomy and masticatory function including associated muscles and the nervous system. Student learning will also include the importance of neuroscience (the structure and function of the brain, nervous system) in dentistry with the sense of taste and pathways of pain. The subject also integrates the development of the orofacial tissues from the embryonic stages through to completion of growth.
On completion of this subject, the students will:
be able to explain:
be able to demonstrate skills:
be able to analyse:
Avery JK, Chiego DJ 2006 Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology 3rd ed, Mosby Elsevier
Berkovitz BKB, Holland GR and Moxham BJ 2009 A Colour Atlas and Text of Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology 4th ed, Mosby Elsevier
Hiatt JL, Gartner LP 2010 Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy 4th ed, Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Dental Surgery |
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